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Fund managers

* James Mahon28-Jan-2001 to Present

Investment objectives

The objective of the Trust is to provide investors with medium to long-term capital growth through an investment in a portfolio of UK equities. The Trust also seeks to manage growth with the option of investing a proportion of the portfolio in fixed interest securities, preference shares, listed investment funds and overseas securities.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 55 / 197 15 / 168
Quartile 2 1

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 4 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 7.49 9.07
Alpha 0.68 2.21
Beta 1.26 1.20
Sharpe 0.61 1.24
Info Ratio 0.53 1.18
R2 0.76 0.88
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Flexible Investment»
performance chart
INC +6.6+47.4+56.7+18.2+17.0-8.1+15.7
  FLEXIBLE INVESTMENT   +4.9+31.6+38.8+12.5+11.5-7.4+13.9
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf SVS CHURCH HOUSE UK MANAGED GROWTH B INC INC 136.70 (p) 137.80 (p) 22-Dec-2014 0.00 0.99% KKNY BNBNR85
pdf SVS CHURCH HOUSE UK MANAGED GROWTH B ACC ACC 156.40 (p) 157.60 (p) 22-Dec-2014 0.00 0.99% KKNZ BNBNR96
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf SVS CHURCH HOUSE UK MANAGED GROWTH ACC ACC 156.40 (p) 157.60 (p) 22-Dec-2014 1.01 1.61% KZ18 B11DPN2
pdf SVS CHURCH HOUSE UK MANAGED GROWTH INC 136.70 (p) 137.80 (p) 22-Dec-2014 1.02 1.61% OM10 0919924

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Unit Trust
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£49.0m / $76.5m (19-Dec-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan  Launch06-Jul-2000
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesMon-Fri 09:00 to 17:00
Minimum initial£ 5,000
Minimum additional£ 5,000
Initial charge0.00%
Annual management charge1.50%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryBNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Limited
RegistrarSmith & Williamson Unit Trust Managers Limited
Dividend policyApr 01, Oct 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
United Kingdom Equity Mixed, Private Equity Flexible Investment
Largest holdings, 31-Oct-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
HSBC HLDGS 5.10 2 - -
SABMILLER 3.10 3 - *
AA PLC 2.80 4 - *
RIO TINTO 2.70 5 - *
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 2.70 6 - *
NOVO-NORDISK AS 2.50 7 - -
REED ELSEVIER 2.30 9 - *
PEPSICO INC 2.30 10 - -

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

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Asset allocation (estimated from fund's sector average)

UK Equities, 21.30%
21.3000% ofUK Equities
Equities, 14.50%
14.5000% ofEquities
Asia Pacific Equities, 12.70%
12.7000% ofAsia Pacific Equities
North American Equities, 11.70%
11.7000% ofNorth American Equities
International Equities, 10.40%
10.4000% ofInternational Equities
Money Market, 8.40%
8.4000% ofMoney Market
European Equities, 7.80%
7.8000% ofEuropean Equities
Fixed Interest, 5.60%
5.6000% ofFixed Interest
Alternative Investment Strategies, 4.30%
4.3000% ofAlternative Investment Strategies
Others, 2.00%
2.0000% ofOthers
Property, 1.30%
1.3000% ofProperty

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